In a ruling Tuesday, a San Francisco Superior Court judge overturned unpaid furlough days that were ordered for more than 6,000 employees of the State Compensation Insurance Fund. The ruling follows similar decisions in Maryland and Hawaii, where courts also recently blocked furloughs of public employees. In the California case, the Service Employees International Union Local 1000 had argued that insurance fund employees were exempt from furloughs under the California Insurance Code.
Another Furlough Plan Bites the Dust, This Time in California
The National Law Journal
September 2, 2009